Month: April 2020

Governor Lamont signs executive order providing residential rent protections during emergency, extending measures through May 20

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced he has signed an executive order that enacts a series of protections for residential renters struggling to pay their housing costs during the COVID-19 emergency, ensuring that they will not be evicted during this nationwide crisis and receive grace periods over the next several months. The order…

Lamont: coronavirus cases in Connecticut up to 10,538; 1,562 in hospital, 448 dead; schools to remain closed until at least May 20

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 10, 2020: Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 754 positive COVID-19 cases have been reported…

UI, SCG and CNG Donate $210,000 to Organizations Providing Community and Economic Relief in Connecticut

United Illuminating, Southern Connecticut Gas and Connecticut Natural Gas, subsidiaries of AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR), today announced $210,000 in donations to community organizations that are working to ease the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Connecticut residents and businesses. This initial outlay in Connecticut is part of a broader $2 million commitment by AVANGRID to…

Lamont: Cases of coronavirus in Connecticut now 9,784 (+1,003 since yesterday); 1,464 in hospital, 380 dead; new exec order signed

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, 2020: Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 1,003 Connecticut residents have tested positive for…

Lamont: 1,000 new coronavirus cases in Connecticut since yesterday; total now 8,781, 1,418 in hospital, 335 dead; scams on the rise

HARTFORD, CT) – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, 2020:   Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 1,000 Connecticut residents have tested positive…

Lamont: Connecticut adds 875 new coronavirus cases for a total of 7,781; 1,308 in hospital, 277 dead

HARTFORD, CT) – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7, 2020: Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 875 Connecticut residents have tested positive for…

Lamont: 1,231 new Connecticut residents test positive for coronavirus, total in the state now 6,906, 1,221 in hospital, 206 dead

HARTFORD, CT) – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 6, 2020:   Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 1,231 Connecticut residents have tested positive…